221/365 Pot

221/365 Pot by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA There are times when I wonder why I pick the shots that I take. This is one of those times. I’m sure there’s someone out there that enjoys photos of a pan being filled with water, so here is one.

Links for March 31st

Measles Outbreak Triggered by Unvaccinated Child What began as a family trip to Switzerland in 2008 ended up as a public health nightmare in California. The family's 7-year-old boy, who was intentionally unvaccinated against measles, was exposed to the virus while traveling in Europe. When he returned home to San Diego, he unknowingly exposed a…… Continue reading Links for March 31st

Links for March 12th

Cyprus conflict closes leaders’ eyes to water shortage Water has been rapidly disappearing in Cyprus since the 1970s, but conflict between Turkish and Greek communities means fixing the problem is not high on the political agenda. Alex Bell finds that Cypriots are now struggling for control of land that is slowly dying. Atheists meet in…… Continue reading Links for March 12th

Save money on Brita filters

Lifehacker have a really interesting article on how you can save money on “disposable” carbon filters for your Brita water dispensers: …with a bit of time and the right supplies—a sharp utility knife (and/or drill), a cheap polyethylene plug, and an activated carbon mix from an aquarium store—you can refill an old filter over and…… Continue reading Save money on Brita filters